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WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

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For all of the apps, sensors, and powerful hardware our smartphones are equipped with, they’re still pretty dumb when it comes to making and receiving phone calls. With its latest Android app, Current Caller ID, WhitePages shows us one potential evolutionary path for the smartphone’s calling and texting screens....
WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast

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VMware's stock is down by about 20% today after it reported a bleak forecast and news that it was cutting 900 jobs yesterday. Those jobs will come from some of its oddball units, like SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011....
VMware's Stock Is Getting Pounded Thanks To Layoffs And A Soft Forecast
Is DataHug's Social CRM App Turning Into The VC's Secret Weapon?

The Truth About Japan's Crazy, Super Sexed Up Electronics District

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I was in Japan last week. And, like anyone interested in technology, I wanted to see Japan's crazy electronics district, the Akihabara (also called Akiba). According to old timers, it's not what it used to be. It's pivoting towards Anime, and away from gadgets. That makes sense, since there...
The Truth About Japan's Crazy, Super Sexed Up Electronics District

Spotbros wants to become a location-based WhatsApp on steroids

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WhatsApp has become a giant mobile messaging platform, with more than 50 million downloads on Android alone. But a small Spanish startup called Spotbros, with backing from ex-Nokia CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo, is hoping to challenge the messaging titan with a blend of location-based services, safety and more robust features. Spotbros,...
Spotbros wants to become a location-based WhatsApp on steroids

SparkTruck Is A Force For STEM Education On Wheels

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Budget cuts and bureaucracy have kept engineering equipment from our nation’s schools, so a scrappy Stanford team is taking a truck chock-full of fun tools to the students themselves. SparkTruck literally parks a engineering bench outside of schools, let’s students play with the latest in maker technology, and has managed...
SparkTruck Is A Force For STEM Education On Wheels

: Democrat rips Barney Frank bill as 'TARP on steroids'

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: Democrat rips Barney Frank bill as 'TARP on steroids'
A look inside Leap Motion, the 3D gesture control that's like Kinect on steroids

Brazil’s Kupz makes it easy for anyone to create custom mugs

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Sometimes, we stumble upon a foreign site and can’t wait for it to go global. This is the case with Kupz, a Brazilian service that lets you design and order personalized mugs. While it isn’t exactly new, what makes Kupz immediately interesting is real-time simulation – think CafePress on 3D...
Brazil’s Kupz makes it easy for anyone to create custom mugs
Hands-On With the Jawbone Big Jambox: 2.7 Pounds of Audio Fury, Available May 15 for $299

AT&T Aims to Avoid Opening Can of Worms as It Opens Up Its Network

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The windowless building in Lower Manhattan may not indicate it, but AT&T Labs is trying to be more open. Using an area normally home to its network security team, Ma Bell had a science fair of sorts on Thursday, showing off a number of the technologies that it has been...
AT&T Aims to Avoid Opening Can of Worms as It Opens Up Its Network

Monetization of steroids: Facebook's hundred dollar experiment

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If the United States Treasury can play around with the idea of minting a $1 trillion coin, can Facebook charge $100 to message its co-founder? [Read more]...
Monetization of steroids: Facebook's hundred dollar experiment

New Fitbits can sync with iPhones, Androids via Bluetooth 4.0

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Fitbit users: ever think to yourself, "I wish this thing would just sync wirelessly with my phone and be done with it?" Your wish has now been granted. Fitbit has announced that it's offering two new products targeted at a wider range of demographics, both aimed at taking the little pedometer-on-steroids...
New Fitbits can sync with iPhones, Androids via Bluetooth 4.0

Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)

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Long available on Android, Google Now is the company's app on steroids. Then you'll be getting weather at a glance, using the voice-powered search a la Siri, and having the app speak answers to your questions back to you. When we tried the Android version last July, it blew Siri...
Google's Next-Generation Search App Is Now Available For iPhones And iPads (GOOG)

Text safely while driving by using your voice, thanks to YC company Sonalight

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While we’re here at YC Demo Day, one of the companies that caught our eye was Sonalight. The company has an extremely powerful voice controlled app that will let you send and receive texts without worrying about taking your attention away from the road. During the presentation, the speech recognition...
Text safely while driving by using your voice, thanks to YC company Sonalight
Startup steroids: Pinterest feels the burn of Facebook's Open Graph
Danny Rimer on why entrepreneurs should consider London
The OpenForum agrees: Dishonored is a must-play game
Leap Motion gesture controller arrives May 13th, with software from Autodesk, Corel, and Disney
Bob on Twitter, Bo on Facebook, and BJ on Pinterest are all one guy. CrowdTwist helps you sell to him

David vs. Goliath? A F8 Overview for Startups

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It's been a given for some time that businesses, including startups, should have a presence on and connection with Facebook. With over 400 million active users, chances are your potential investors and customers are already there. Fan pages have been a simple way to generate interest and engage customers, and...
David vs. Goliath? A F8 Overview for Startups

The A5X iPad

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The A5X iPad: Josh Topolsky reports that the new iPad won’t have the oft-rumored quad-core chip, but instead will have the more recently unearth A5X, another dual-core chip — “basically an A5 on steroids”. The A6 may get saved for the next iPhone. But, while the chip may not be...
The A5X iPad

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

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Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally exiting its beta period and is generally available. It’s no wonder the company has garnered so much attention given its stated mission to make Hadoop an interactive experience...
White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA
Best New Apps: Cobook

Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?

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We've got two paths into the future: We can chill out, learn to manage our dependence on digital devices and streams of information and figure out how to balance today's crazy productivity requirements with our personal lives. Or we can jack ourselves into the matrix, pump our bodies with steroids...
Do You Need To Go Cyborg To Keep Your Job?

BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)

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Yesterday, we told you about StickNFind, a nifty electronic sticker that lets you locate anything you tack it to, and MeterPlug, the smartphone-compatible power monitor with cost estimates and realtime consumption readouts. Now, the folks that brought you those Bluetooth-enabled tools have a new connected toy to share. It's...
BluTracker lets you locate your stuff within 2,500 feet, we go hands-on (video)
Pimp my ride: A look inside the geeked-out Nintendo Van

HTC's Peter Chou: 'We are driving changes inside the company' (video)

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Is this the One? That's pretty much the question we put to HTC's Peter Chou, whose company has had a tough time battling other mobile giants with its original One series. The CEO was kind enough to have a little chat with us after the One launch, and we...
HTC's Peter Chou: 'We are driving changes inside the company' (video)

Cubieboard is like a Raspberry Pi on steroids

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Cubieboard Here at GeekTech, we're big fans of tiny Linux computer boards like the Raspberry Pi. If you wanted even more power after the Raspberry Pi got itsturbo on and a serious RAM upgrade, you might want to take a look at the amped up specs on the Cubieboard....
Cubieboard is like a Raspberry Pi on steroids
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